School administrator bans distribution of US Constitution on campus

Stuff like this doesn't surprise us anymore, but the school administrator from the University of Hawaii-Hilo who prevented two students from handing out copies of the US Constitution on campus reminds us of just how easy it is to lose our freedoms when jack-booted authoritarians are in charge. Daily Caller: Students Merritt Burch and Anthony Vizzone, members of the Young Americans for Liberty chapter at UH-Hilo, were prevented from handing out copies of the Constitution at a recruitment event in January. A week later, they were again informed by a censorship-minded administrator that their First Amendment-protected activities were in violation of school policy. The students were told that they could only distribute literature from within UH-Hilo’s “free speech zone,” a small, muddy, frequently-flooded area on the edge of campus. Administrators further clarified their level of respect for students’ free speech rights, making comments like,...(Read Full Post)

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